The effectiveness of virtual and augmented reality in health sciences and medical anatomy

  title={The effectiveness of virtual and augmented reality in health sciences and medical anatomy},
  author={Christian Moro and Zane Stromberga and Athanasios Raikos and Allan Stirling},
  journal={Anatomical Sciences Education},
Although cadavers constitute the gold standard for teaching anatomy to medical and health science students, there are substantial financial, ethical, and supervisory constraints on their use. [] Key Method Participants (n = 59) were randomly allocated to one of the three learning modes: VR, AR, or TB and completed a lesson on skull anatomy, after which they completed an anatomical knowledge assessment. Student perceptions of each learning mode and any adverse effects experienced were recorded. No significant…

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